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. as a matter of fact due to hurricane sandy we have a website and working with partners to raise funds to purchase to replacements in the new jersey area. >> have you moved into the world of the e-book get? >> not yet. we have been exploring and do not discourage it. may schools and children research most have not had access to the piece of equipment and sell we have been lucky at how can we provoke that? because frankly in addition to wanting children to have books in being gauge read know it is a great way to do that for many children. i a note he does not want to look back in 10 years. we want to make sure that children were starving to have the opportunity to learn how to use the e-book and what it can mean to them. we know our friends at first book working on that and i cannot think maybe in a year or two we will do that project together. >> we are working on a digital platform so we can breathe up the limitations. if anyone is confused if there is a divide, i will reassure there is a terrible gap in the country. 32%, not a misstatement, 42% are from low-income families. they sim
right now in response to hurricane sandy's adevastation we have a website up and we're working with partners to raise funds to purchase replacements for library in the new jersey and new york area. >> carol, have you moved -- in to the e-book world at all? >> not in a big way yet. we have certainly been exploring it and we don't discourage it. many of the schools and children we serve most have not had access to the the piece of equipment and so we have been looking at how can we promote that? very frankly in addition to wanting children to have books and get them engaged. we know the e book is a great way to do that. i don't want to look back ten years from now and say oh my goodness we let another digital divide occur. we want to make sure that the children we're serving have the opportunity to learn how to use the e-book and what it's there and what it can mean to them. we know our friends at first book are working on that kind of thing. i can't help but think in another year or two, that will probably be a project we're doing together. >> jane you are working on e-books? >>
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of the egyptian desert which is to say sandy, flat, rocky, bleak. you can't imagine why this point would be the place where two armies, you know, sort of came to a halt and dug in. but the reason is because it couldn't be outflanked. it was blocked on the north by the mediterranean sea. on the south there's kind of a marshy, sandy area called the qatar depression which can't really be -- it's impossible to heavy vehicles such as tanks, for instance. rommel likes -- one of rommel's tricks when he was fighting was to skirt around to posing army and jump on him from behind. so that couldn't happen here. among them were my five soldiers. and when they got to egypt in ir the first time in more than a year, they were separated in two groups. jack brister and dirke joined the first battalion king's royal rifle corps and went down with the seventh armored division which was the storied desert rats. they were a very famous part of the british army. cox, bolte and hayward cutting were sent out with the second battalion. so between those two groups they pretty much saw most of the battle when it fi
sandy's devastation, we've got a web site up and we are working with partners to raise funds to purchase terrific replacements for libraries and the new york and new jersey area. >> have you moved into the ebook world at all? >> not in a big way, yet. we are encouraging it and do not discourage it. children have not had access to the piece of equipment, so we have been looking at how can we promote that because frankly in addition to wanting children to have books and get them engaged and the book is a great way to do that for many children, i do not want to look back ten years from now and say my goodness we let another digital divide occur. we want to make sure that the children we are serving have the opportunity to learn how to use the book and what it is and what it can mean to them. we know that our friends at facebook are working on that kind of thing and i can't help but think in another year or two that will probably be a project that we are doing together. >> you are working on the books? >> we are working on a digital platform so that we can work the boundaries of all kinds of
that it was sandy and flat and rocky. you cannot imagine why this would be the point where the two armies came to a halt. the reason is it was blocked on the north by the mediterranean sea. on the south, there was kind of a marsh area which it is impossible for heavy vehicles, such as tanks, one of his tricks when he was fighting was to go around the opposing army and jump on them from behind. so that cannot happen here. the english were pouring material into the spot, getting ready to fight. when they got to egypt for the first time in more than a year, they were separated into two groups. they went down to the southern end of the line and they were very famous, it was a famous part of the british army. they sent off for the second battalion and went to the north end of the wind. line. between the two groups, they pretty much saw most of the battle and it finally came on october 23. now, i'm going to do a little discretion since we are hearing about hurricanes, to redo something that i wrote about my uncle's trip from his training battalion in egypt to the frontline. what i've tried to do thr
of a sandy area which is impossible for heavy vehicles such as tanks for instance. one of rommel's track's when he was around the opposing army was to jump on them from behind but that couldn't happen here. they were pouring material into the spot on the egyptian desert when he decided to fight, and then when they got to egypt for the first time the were separated into two groups. jack brister joined the first battalion and went down to the southern end of the line with the armored division which was the story of the desert, the very famous part of the british army. they were sent off with the second battalion and went up to the north end of the line so between them, between the two groups they pretty much saw most of the battle when it finally came october 23rd. i'm going to take a little digression since we are in vermont and we are hearing that hurricanes to read to read you something i wrote about my uncle's trip from his training from the front line it's really what i try to do as i thought about this is kind of trying to get inside of his mind as he drives across the egyptian deser
of conservative agitator the with sandy e-mails making fun of stanford for being antisecond amendment and produced a firestorm on the list people were quoting the opinions from the 19th century that we've never heard of. i talked about my friends that had been killed working with of the city high school kids and other people talk about their experiences with friends who had been killed and there was a personal deep discussion that we never would have had if not for that provocation and still at the end didn't we just see what's happening when we were talking about things we wouldn't have talked about other wisecracks free speech has a moral high ground. someone who claims that, you know, like i'm on the side of niceness and so devotee. they are on the side of their own power to tell you to say. they will never see that to them. >> i am john peterson to reply to the american university. >> my undergraduate all modern. >> like a lot of the private colleges it has restricted speech codes. and i know that you have talked a lot about the whole guarantee but there are a lot fewer tools that's harder to
, sandy, rocky, flat. you can't imagine why the point would be the place where two are mays came to a halt. the reason because it congress be -- it was blocked on the north by the mediterranean sea, on the south there's a marshy area. it can't be impossible to have heave vehicles such as tanks, for instance. rommel, one of rommel's tricks when he was fighting was to skirt around the opposing army and jump ton from behind. that couldn't happen it here. the english were pouring material and men in to the spot in the egyptian dessert getting ready to fight. among them were my five soldiers. when they got to egypt for the first time in more than a year, they were separated in to two groups. jack and -- they joined the first bay battalion and went con to the other end of the line which was a story dessert rats, they were famous part of the british army. they were sent off with the second bay tollon. they went off to the north end of the line. wean the two groups they pretty much saw most of the battle when it finally came. october 23rd. i'm going take a little digression since we're in vermont
to supply libraries with books. as a matter of fact, right now, in response to hurricane sandy and the devastation there, we have a website up and we are working with partners to purchase replacements for libraries in the new york and new jersey area. >> carol hampton rasco, have you moved into the e-book world at all? >> we have started exploring it, and we do not discourage it. many of the schools and children we serve have not had access to the piece of equipment. so we have been looking at how can we promote that. because in addition to wanting children to have books and get them engaged in reading, we know that the e-book is a great way to do that. i certainly don't want to look back 10 years from now and say, oh, my goodness, we have another digital divide that occurred. we want to make sure that the children we are serving have the opportunity to learn how to use the book and what it is there and what it can mean to them. we are now working on that kind of thing and that will probably be a project that would bring together. >> jane robinson, are you working on e-books? >
women and my wife jennifer, my mom, sandy, and my grandmother, kathryn who we call called the great one. and guess what? i have three daughters. one of my nine pink shirts. i want to thank ishmael reed and all of that before columbus foundation would have shown us the better angels of our nature. gratitude calls forth love in us. from shakespeare, love is not to merit the true minds of impediments. love is not love which alters when it alteration finds. or martin luther king jr., hate cannot cast out hate. only love can do that. from vincent van gogh, the greatest work of art is to love someone. from elizabeth barrett browning, how do i love you? let me count the ways. from the proverbs many bloggers cannot quench love. love is stronger than death. and from bell hooks, to return to love is to return to one another. i grew up in montana, and jonathan a member of the crow nation was the best basketball player in the state. he led a losing tradition the state spotlight tearing -- hearing the tama community on his shoulders all the way to the state tournament where he averaged 41 points a g
sovereignty or national interests. the reason superstorm sandy cause such damage in the northeast of the united states was not exclusively related to environmental policies and actions taken in the united states of america. .. >> if i can add one more thing, remember the beginning of the united states of america. economy of the this southern states in the northern states is very different. they were very different from each other. even today, the economy is very different. we found a way to deal with that and the regulators are the same is true in europe and china and india. same is the same is true and brazil. this country deals with gaps between the rich and poor, agriculture, and earthen industrialize an evolving in much the same way that we're going to have to on the global stage for a the problem has been solved and can be solved. >> host: good afternoon, we have a caller from new york city. >> caller: hello, i'm so happy you're taking my call. my question is this fiscal cliff that we are approaching. if president obama allows it to happen, what kind of catastrophe are you ta
me. i'm surrounded by lovely women, my wife jennifer, my mom sandy and my grandmother katherine, who we call the great one. and guess what? i have three daughters. [laughter] one of my nine pink shirts. [laughter] i want to thank ishmael reed and all who have so consistently and profoundly shown us the better angels of our nature. gratitude calls forth love in us, from shakespeare: let us not admit impediment. love is not love which alters when it alteration finds. or martin luther king jr., hate cannot cast out hate, only love can do that. from vincent van go, the greatest work of art is to love someone. from elizabeth barrett browning, how do i love thee? let me count the ways. love cannot quench love. love is stronger than death. and from dell hooks, to return to love is to return to one another. i grew up in montana, a state where high school basketball was a thing as strong as family or work, and jonathan, a member of the crow nation, was the best basketball player in the state. he led a school of losing tradition into the state spotlight carrying the team and the community on h
people to get that for example, hurricane sandy 80 people are not happy with what he something like that that inner-city when you are living in a tent. there is something like 74,000 acres of land we are still going dealing with a very urgent and difficult situation in haiti. >> host: where did your book, "so spoke the earth" come from? >> guest: it came from women writers of haitian descent. it is the navigation of patients to tell their stories and these groups of women, the edited this anthology. it is "so spoke the earth: the haiti i knew, the haiti i know, the haiti i want to know." different women talk about this. it is a trilingual anthology in english, french, and creole. it's generational. we talk about the people who were surviving it. we talk about their friends and neighbors. there is an opportunity for people who don't know much about haiti to get to know katie through a variety of women writers wasted. >> host: is creole very different from french? >> guest: creel -- creole is a language of its own. it came from the french, spanish, english, all of these people came to
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